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PBS
Oct 5, 2012 4:00pm PDT
much. now to jordan where the biggest political demonstration in years has taken place. thousands of people answer the call of the muslim brotherhood and took to the streets demanding political reform, but they stopped short of calling for the monarchy to give up its role in jordanian politics. >> this is the famous old mosque. it has become a focal point for those protesters calling for widespread democratic changes in their country. so far, the protests have been peaceful and vocal. people appealing directly to the king to delay of not reform what they see as a corrupt parliamentary system. they want new elections. they want a more representative system. thus far, jordan has avoided the kind of political turmoil and violence you have seen in other countries, libya, egypt, tunisia, neighboring syria, and many are worried that the violence we have seen in the north in syria might be repeated here in jordan. there has been no sign of that so far, and certainly, there are no calls for the monarchy to step down. >> we want a government who will talk to the people. parliament must be cho
WHUT
Oct 22, 2012 7:00am EDT
beer instead of the shaken, not stirred. authorities in jordan said they had foiled a major terror plot at shopping centers, residential areas and more. >> a wake-up call for the jordanian government. troubles in neighboring syria are spilling into the heart of amman, jordan. >> there are 11 terrorists all of a jordanian nationality. pictures were displayed on jordan tv and are available on news agencies along with their full names. >> they told reporters the group had been in and out of syria this year smuggling arms into the country. >> the weapons used include explosives, mortars, and rifles. we have distributed a news report including target locations. >> atv reported plans to assassinate western diplomats, target residential areas, and a bomb shopping centers in the capital, resulting in the deaths of thousands. this latest plot is the most serious threats since the lockout is suicide bombings of 2005 that targeted luxury hotels in the capital, killing dozens. jordan is a key u.s. ally with close ties with western intelligence and has often been the target of islamist militant
PBS
Oct 4, 2012 5:30pm EDT
international peace and security. >> in jordan, like turkey, more and more assyrian refugees are arriving, reinforcing a sinking pealing in the region that the crisis is spreading. diplomacy has not stopped the war and now is struggling even to content. >> no one wants an escalation lease area, but might it happen anyway? turning to the presidential debate, it was seen for a make or break moment format romney as he struggled to connect with voters on the campaign trail at unpunished in recent opinion polls. barack obama, polls suggested romney had come out on top. many commentators said he dominated the debate while obama lacked energy. we have this report. >> in a country is fraught with a bitter political divisions, and there is a rare moment of agreement. >> from mitt romney outshines president obama in the first date. >> the consensus of the american media -- mitt was the hit. president didn't seem to want to let go. he started with a standard campaign like -- is but it would cut taxes for the wealthy and hurt the middle-class. >> that kind of top down economics where folks the topper
PBS
Oct 30, 2012 4:00pm PDT
will release a new star wars film in 2015. my kids will be very happy. back to the devastation jordan -- caused by sandy. laura trevelyan has been covering this for the last 36 hours nonstop. and what does it look like for you where you are? >> as you can see behind me, this city is starting to come back to life. power is beginning to be restored to some parts of the city. the subway is still shut. so are the tunnels that are flooded. it is not clear when it will come back to normal. wall street will start trading tomorrow, but schools are still closed. they are still assessing the damage to the tunnels. the process will take some time but there is less of a surreal feeling. this morning, there was hardly anyone here. anyone who was here was indoors. now the city is moving once again. >> are there bit of the city that still have water in the streets? have all the waters now restricted -- reseeded? >> most of it has receded. i was at the lower east side laporte -- and this morning and the flooding was exceptionally bad. there are basements flooded. much of that water has receded. but m
WHUT
Oct 5, 2012 7:00am EDT
protesters in jordan demonstrated demanding political reform and new elections called by the king. he wears it well. 50 years since 007 hit the silver screen. we bring you nostalgias with the world's most famous -- nostalgia with the world's most famous spy. the turkish government insists it will respond forcefully to any of cells on -- assaults by syria on the turkish people. the country does not intend to start a war with syria but he has the backing of parliament to act with force if necessary. the turkish foreign minister spokesmen told the bbc it was in syria's hands to insure calm returned to the area. >> there were schelling's in the last 10 days. -- shelling in the last 10 days. the thelling was huge -- the shelling was huge and painful. we do not want to declare a war, but we have to prepare for any eventuality to protect our citizens. >> we are in the border area with our correspondents in just a few minutes. let's have a look at some of the other stories making headlines around the world. american tourists killed a person after opening fire in a hotel. the gunman was shot d
Search Results 0 to 10 of about 11 (some duplicates have been removed)